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[movies]Ocean Circulation Conveyor Belt Helps Balance Climate - NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab
As part of the ocean conveyor belt, warm water from the tropical Atlantic moves poleward near the surface where it gives up some of its heat to the atmosphere. This process partially moderates the cold temperatures at higher latitudes. As the warm water gives up its heat it becomes more dense and sinks. This circulation loop is closed as the cooled water makes its way slowly back toward the tropics at lower depths in the ocean...
Keywords: Byrne, Climate, Earth Science, Global Warming, Gonnelli, Ice Age, Ocean Currents; What -- Polar; What -- Advanced Communication Technology Satellite (ACTS); What -- Earth; Where -- Atlantic Ocean
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